Multi Disciplinary Mobile Outreach Health Clinics
Equal Health visits numerous remote villages in Trichy and Urapakkam in Tamil Nadu and Katwa in West Bengal, with their mobile multi-disciplinary outreach health clinics to provide:
Local Indian partners make this possible through their hard work and coordination.
Australian health professional volunteers create makeshift 'surgeries' - local halls, someone's house or even the shade of a big tree - to provide access to free health care in remote villages.
Crowds of people attend, highlighting the level of need, and it is unfortunately impossible to attend to everyone.
Despite all of the challenges faced by the volunteers, the communities are very appreciative and the work rewarding.
Many volunteers say the experience of the adventure returns something special that can't be explained, only experienced, and is even more enjoyable when shared among a team of people.